Jennifer M. Kowal

Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Tax LLM Program

BS, with distinction, University of Kansas
JD, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, Order of the Coif 


Jennifer Kowal joined the Graduate Tax Program as its first full-time director after moving from Boston, where she was a lecturer and the deputy director of the International Tax Program at Harvard Law School. She also practiced law with the firms of Irell & Manella in Los Angeles and Ropes & Gray in Boston, advising clients on the taxation of various business transactions, including cross-border, partnership and corporate structures. Kowal holds a BS with distinction from the University of Kansas, and a JD from UCLA School of Law where she was a member of the Order of the Coif.